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Portrait of Richard Waldron

1966.239 (RS103151)

Description

Oil portrait of Richard Waldron (1694-1753) of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. 3/4 length view of a man facing right, standing and resting his arm on a table on which rests a document with legend, "Sali Populi Subrema Lex." Man wears a curled wig, white flowing stock, frock coat and vest. Background with shelves of law books (alluding to sitter's legal career) with drapery at right. Original molded wood frame.

Details

Maker
Greenwood, John, 1727-1792 (Painter)
Date
1751
Material
oil paint (paint)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
oil paint (paint)
oil paintings (visual works)
Painting
portraits
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Waldron, Richard, 1694-1753
Dimensions
49 1/16 x 39 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.239
Credit Line
Gift of Katharine Parry and Virginia Hodge
GUSN
175692
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